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AFC & China confirm host cities for 2023 AFC Asian Cup!

The 10 host cities for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China have today been announced by the Chinese Football Association (CFA). The cities include the People’s Republic of China capital, Beijing as well as Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Dalian, Qingdao, Xiamen and Suzhou. The full details will be …

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1.FC Köln ends their engagements in China!

German Bundesliga side 1.FC Köln has announced that they are ending their engagement in an football academy project in Shenyang. In an article in the local Köln Stadt-Anzeiger newspaper on Wednesday, December 18 it was widely reported that 1.FC Köln have withdrawn from the football academy project in Shenyang. For …

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‘Power of Heroes’ inspires young players in China!

The Chinese Football Association (CFA), with the support of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), staged the annual CFA Dream China Social Responsibilities Initiatives programme in Changsha and harnessed the ‘power of heroes’ to inspire young players. The three-day programme was the culmination of a month long event which involved over …

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SportsInnovation: Future Summits in China and the USA!

As part of a warm-up for the second SportsInnovation trade fair next March, leading members of the sports industry recently gathered at Future Summits in China and the USA to discuss and analyse the future of sports and sports technology. Organised by Messe Düsseldorf in cooperation with the DFL Deutsche …

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FIFA Council unanimously appoints China as hosts of new 2021 FIFA Club World Cup!

The FIFA Council convened today in Shanghai and voted on a number of key steps for the future of international tournaments, including a unanimous decision to appoint China as the host of the first edition of the new FIFA Club World Cup in 2021. The tournament will be played between …

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AFC Cup 2019 final shifted from Pyongyang to Shanghai!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has decided today that the AFC Cup 2019 final between North Korea’s 4.25 SC and Al Ahed from Lebanon, scheduled to take place on November 2, 2019 in Pyongyang will now be played in Shanghai. Due to the existing sanctions in place affecting North Korea, …

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The Premier League host Football Forum on Day 2 of Leaders in China!

Day 2 of The Leaders Sport Business Summit, Shanghai will be dedicated to all things football with The Premier League and the Department for International Trade partnering Leaders to create The Premier League Football Forum. Top executives at The Premier League, its clubs and partners will take to the stage …

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Soccerex unites global experts to support China’s football industry!

On May 23/24, Soccerex, the global leader for the business of football, concluded its two-day event in front of a packed house at the Mission Hills Haikou Movie Town in Hainan, China. The event marked the second year in a row Soccerex came to China, building on the success of …

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China named as hosts for 2023 AFC Asian Cup!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations confirmed on Tuesday, June 4, China as the hosts for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 at the AFC Extraordinary Congress in Paris, France. The unanimous decision marks the second time Asia’s crown jewel will be played in the People’s Republic of China which …

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China, Japan & Qatar presented with AFC Coaching Convention Awards!

The AFC president Shaikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on Sunday, June 2 recognised the progress of the coaching standards of the Chinese Football Association, the Japan Football Association and Qatar Football Association at their meeting in Paris. The AFC Coaching Convention Pro Level Certificates were presented to Du Zhaocai, …

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